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Oct 17, 2012

C-17s Go Surfing, to Save Fuel

Taking a leaf out of the goose's flying manual, a pair of US Air Force C-17s have demonstrated that flying in formation can save fuel. The flight....More
Oct 16, 2012

10/16 Frago: Late Edition

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Oct 16, 2012

10/16 Frago

+ F-22 transfer to Tyndall frozen + Pentagon Fears Syrian Rebel Weapons Pose Proliferation Risk....More
Oct 15, 2012

Hurricane Casualty -- KQ-X Unmanned Refueling Demo

It probably seemed like a good idea at the time, to use Global Hawks owned by NASA and operated under a joint agreement with Northrop Grumman that....More
Oct 12, 2012

10/12 Frago: Late Edition

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Oct 12, 2012

Satellite Standoff

Rep. Adam Smith (R-Wash.), chairman of the House Armed Services Committee, is championing the cause of the commercial satellite industry—removing the....More
Oct 12, 2012

10/12 Frago

+ Return Fire on the Navy’s Littoral Combat Ship + What Next for Aerospace Giant EADS? + Marine Corps’ STUAS almost ready....More
Oct 12, 2012

Mexican Air Force Close to Signing Learjet Deal

At the recent Airshow at McConnell AFB, Wichita, KS, a Bombardier Learjet 45 in Mexican Air Force markings was on display. An order for two is....More
Oct 12, 2012

C-130Js Low Level from Edwards AFB

Driving through the Mojave Desert earlier today I spotted a couple of USAF C-130Js on a very low-level sortie over the Cords Road area of the Edwards....More
Oct 11, 2012

10/11 Frago: Late Edition

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Oct 11, 2012

Policy Demons Haunt Presidential Campaigns

When it comes to their competing views on national security and foreign policy, the Barack Obama and Mitt Romney campaigns agree that they have much....More
Oct 11, 2012

10/11 Frago

+ Questioning DDG 1000 stealth + After Pledging Huge IT Savings, Can NSA's Alexander Deliver?....More
Oct 10, 2012

10/10 Frago: Late Edition

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Oct 10, 2012

10/10 Frago

Breaking news: EADS, BAE Systems Call Off Merger + Navy Lasers’ First Target: Enemy Drones....More
Oct 10, 2012

10/9 Frago: Late Edition

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